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Nina Knight
[Photo album]: Family Genealogy Photo Album with Ephemera from 1850-1950 in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey: 1850-1950. Near Fine. Hardcover. Folio measuring 11. 5" x 10". 68pp. Contemporary black binder with ephemera from the 1850s-1950s. Tiny tears and chips thus near fine with fine photographs. A scrapbook detailing the Stanger and Russell family tree from Gloucester County New Jersey written by Nina Russell Knight in the 1950s. Contains 105 silver gelatin photographs in black and white or color photographs measuring between 6" x 3.75" to 3.5" x 3.5", as well as various ephemera such as news articles, genealogy trees, and invitations. The scrapbook was created by Nina Russell Knight with photographs and ephemera from the 1850s through the 1950s detailing her family lineage from Gloucester County, New Jersey. On the front page a small embroidery design by Emily Stanger is featured with her sister Harriet's calligraphy. Harriet and her sister were born in 1825 and several pictures feature them and their parents. There is a small genealogy tree laid in for the Stanger family going on to the fifth generation however, it ends at the second generation for Harriet's family. A small article is laid in about Solomon H. Stanger who in 1779 purchased 200 acres of land in Gloucester County and started glass making in the town that is now known as Glassboro. Though the connection is not written in the scrapbook, Solomon H. Stanger is the uncle of Harriet and Susie Stanger who also grew up in Gloucester County. Other paper ephemera include invitations to baby showers and academic awards for various children from the family. Many of the photographs feature diffe … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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